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Frontier Mountain 10102
Basic information Name: Frontier Mountain 10102
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: FRO 10102
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Antarctica [Collected jointly by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA), Italy, and Korean Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET)]
Mass:help 1.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  LL3
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 339 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 21 Feb 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 505:
Origin or pseudonym:Frontier Mountain icefield
Date:15 Jan 2011
Latitude:72°57.082'S
Longitude:160°27.902'E
Mass (g):1.3
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.4 ± 5.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.1 ± 3.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2 ± 0.7
Magnetic suscept.:4.29
Classifier:L. Folco, MNA-SI
Type spec mass (g):0.40; 0.56
Type spec location:MNA-SI, KOPRI
Main mass:KOPRI
Finder:PNRA-KOREAMET
Comments:0.6 mm avg. chondrule size, metal abundance ca. 1 vol%; submitted by L. Folco (MNA-SI)
Institutions
   and collections
MNA-SI: Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide, Università di Siena, Via Laterina 8, I-53100 Siena, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 13 Dec 2011)
KOPRI: Korea Polar Research Institute, 26 Songdomirae-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea, 406-840, South Korea; Website (institutional address; updated 20 Dec 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (72° 57' 5"S, 160° 27' 54"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40129 approved meteorites from Antarctica (plus 4494 unapproved names)
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